NASA, SEVA earn second wins at DFA U-15 Boys Football

By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Jan 10 : NASA, Ngangkhaleikai and SEVA, Naranseina were able to post their second Group B stage wins at the U-15 Boys Football Tournament being organised by District Football Association Moirang at Moirang Multipurpose Higher Secondary School playground.
In the first match of the day, NASA which went down 0-2 to SYC in their earlier fixture redeemed themselves to beat FC Kumbi by 2-0 goals.
Ishworchandra helped NASA earn a 1-0 lead till the break before W Suraj added another in the 57th minute and as FC Kumbi were unable to pull back despite chances the game ended 2-0 in favour of NASA.
Meanwhile in another Group B fixture, SEVA which were forced to share points with Ideal Club following a goalless draw in the previous tie, sealed a 3-2 comeback win against CMYC, Chairen Mangjil.
CMYC enjoyed earlier dominance and led the first half 2-1 but SEVA fought back valliantly in the second half and wrapped up the game with Avinash finding the winner.
Korou put CMYC ahead in the 16th minute after the two teams traded few runs but the lead was short-lived with Nongpoknganba scoring the equaliser for SEVA in the 19th minute. Bhuda however helped CMYC regain the lead in the 24th with a clinical finish before Nongpoknganba put SEVA back into the game by scoring his second in the 44th minute.
It was anyone's game after the equaliser but SEVA were seen making more determined effort which yielded result in the 53rd minute with Avinash at the striking end.